Pictures of your bike(s)

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Terry T

Pictures of your bike(s)

Postby Terry T » 12 Jan 2007, 9:44pm

Any takers for this suggestion?
I don't know about you, but pictures of cycles and cycling inspire me no end, and believe me, after the year I've had, I need inspiring!

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Postby ed_o_brain » 12 Jan 2007, 10:58pm

The commuter - although it now sports race bades, more lights and a few other tweaks.

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The Sunday Morning bike - but I'm alway busy on a Sunday Morning!

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It's not what you ride... it's how you ride it

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Postby davidmam » 12 Jan 2007, 11:58pm

Most of mine were in CityCycling 19 but here is a pic of my tandem Igor with the youngest stoker..

on flickr
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Postby Lusting my Pinnarello » 13 Jan 2007, 10:01am

Heres my beauty after its first 300 mile (glasgow)

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ignor the legs - there not mine

Honest!! :wink:

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Postby Si » 13 Jan 2007, 5:14pm

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Here's Frankenbike, my SS based on a Zaskar frame and Girvan CrossLink Carbon fork.

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Postby ed_o_brain » 15 Jan 2007, 11:55am

The Commuter in latest guise (wheels borrowed from my Sequoia):

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And the recently acquired 'A-PUB' bike - that is 'All-Purpose Utility Bike' ! :lol:

http://www.fotothing.com/photos/7f8/7f8 ... b63a9d.jpg
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nuovorecord

Postby nuovorecord » 15 Jan 2007, 1:29pm

my one and only bike:

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Dai

Postby Dai » 16 Jan 2007, 3:48pm

Yer she is - Hyacinth - cheap and cheerful but she got me down from nineteen and a half stone to fourteen and a half so I'm very fond of her.
Soon to share her shed with a Dawes but don't tell her as she will be upset.

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Pity it's not 'Made in the UK'

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The dashboard

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Postby Mick F » 17 Jan 2007, 6:58am

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This is me by our garage door in the late 1950s. The bike you can see on the
left was my sister's, but she didn't ride it much. It was the first two-wheeler I rode!

It was a Phillips, navy-blue with cream mudguards.

(The car, on the other hand, was a two-tone black and grey Ford Anglia)

Mick F. Cornwall

Charlie

Postby Charlie » 17 Jan 2007, 5:13pm

This is my Fixie ( my favourite bike)

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Postby hubgearfreak » 17 Jan 2007, 8:40pm

531 cyclocross from c.1970 by R.G. HEWINES
7 speed sram hubgear, with electronic changer
handbuilt (by me) wheels DT, campag, sram & mavic.
blasted & checked by dave yeates
paint by me using http://www.craftmasterpaints.co.uk/
stronglight cranks, ideal saddle, moustache bars

is this a citybike, tourer, commuter, road bike? :?

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Postby Mick F » 17 Jan 2007, 10:02pm

I'm not impressed with The Forum's image manipulation system.

The pics are of Bike on the LEJOGLE trip last July.
Mercian Vincitore 1986, with Campag Mirage kit,
Brooks Team Pro saddle,
Mavic MA3 rims, shod with Vittoria Rubino Pro's.
Trailer is a Carry Freedom Y Frame with a suitcase strapped on!

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1. Hiding from the rain in Bristol

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Guess where!

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On the way South over Drumochter Pass just off the A9

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There was a dog barking the other side of the hedge.
The owner didn't know there was a mad E2E2E cyclist on the other side!
Mick F. Cornwall
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Postby Jac » 19 Jan 2007, 4:25pm

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This is my new red bike. Lots of gears, lights, everything necessary the hols.

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Postby Jac » 21 Jan 2007, 3:32pm

Hi R2 - I have done about 800 miles now and think the Rohloff is excellent.
I find it much better on the hills than my old Dawes Galaxy (which I have toured with for years)
Much easier to change gear - so I change gear at the right time and the gear are evenly spaced - the range is exactly right for me - and I really like the ability to change gear whilst stationary. If I have to stop on a hill can choose which gear to start in again and I no longer have to think - if I change up on the front I'll have to change down on the rear.
I also feel that it is more robust whilst travelling. No dangling bits to get damaged.
Sorry if this sounds like an ad for Rohloff - but so far I cant fault it.

Terry T

Postby Terry T » 21 Jan 2007, 5:39pm

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Here are the pictures of my two most frequently used bikes.
The blue one is a custom made Bob Jackson, used for long day rides and touring.
The black bike is my winter hack/commuter/tourer. It is basically a 1960s Carlton with a Sturmey 3 speed hub, Mafac brakes and Stronglight chainset. It also sports a Brooks B17 saddle and old Carradice saddlebag.